Athletics - Indoor Worlds - Marcel Jacobs, the 60m world champion, narrowly beat Coleman

Athletics – Indoor Worlds – Marcel Jacobs, the 60m world champion, narrowly beat Coleman

Marcel Jacobs beat world record holder Christian Coleman by three thousand on Saturday. He is the world champion in the 60m in 6’41 in Belgrade. The wait for the referee was much longer than the race. Italy’s Marcel Jacobs, Olympic 100m champion in Tokyo, and American Christian Coleman, world record holder in the specialty (6’34) were denied , out of the Olympics after three no-shows.At 6’41 (the European record), like his opponent, but three thousand better, Jacobs won his first duel against Coleman, who has arrived in Serbia undefeated since 2017 and with the best time of the winter (6’45).

Olympic 400-meter champion Shauna Miller-Uibo won the world title over the same distance at 50″ 31, ahead of Dutchman Vimke Paul (50″ 57), who had fallen hard in the semi-finals. Jamaican Stephanie Ann McPherson completes the podium (50’79). Of the men, Trinidadian Jeremy Richards won at 45’00 (a championship record). American Trevor Bassett (45″05) silver medalist, Swedish bronze Karl Bengstrom. The Ethiopians set a triple in the 1500m, with Godaf Tsegae (3’57”19, championship record), Aksumawit Mbaye (4’2’29) Hirut Mischa (4’3’39) 10th pole vaulting by Chevrier, the second French finalist of the evening with Serena Samba-Mayla, World champion in the 60m hurdles, column thunderbolt Margot Chevrier, finally ranked 10th with 4.45m. American Sandy Morris won the competition by tying her best jump of the winter (4.80 metres). Morris, who has already been crowned in 2018, is ahead of fellow Olympic champion Katie Ngot (4.75 m) and Slovenian Tina Sutig (also 4.75 m). “I am very disappointed, even if I gain a lot of experience, French replied. One of my goals was to rank in the competition and I’m achieving that. The track is very fast, I had a complicated warm-up, had to jump a lot and couldn’t find my marks. I’m still doing very good jumps over 4.30m and 4.45m, and I lacked a bit of luck per second at 4.60m. You got it all in the French leagues (I jumped 4.65m)I don’t have much left! » Canadian Olympic decathlon champion Damien Warner won the heptathlon with 6,480 points, after overtaking Swiss Simon Emer (6,363 points) in the final event. Australia’s Ashley Moloney is third with 6,344 points.

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He surpassed the Brazilian Darlan Romani, the world weight record holder, Ryan Crozier, by 22.44 meters (22.53 meters, a championship record). New Zealander Thomas Walsh came third with 22.31 million. Winter’s best-performing player in the world, Spain’s Mariano Garcia held his position in the 800m and won in 1’46’20”, ahead of Kenya’s Noah Kibet (1’46’35) and American Bryce Hubble (1’46″51). Read also All the results of the inner worlds

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